Mississippi Department of Banking
and Consumer Finance


Pawnbroker Licensing Renewal:

For Online Renewals CLICK HERE

Pawnbroker Licensing Information:

License period is January 1 to December 31 and is not pro-rated for application made during the license period.

Minimum Requirements

  1. $500.00 initial license fee; $350.00 renewal license fee
  2. $10,000 surety bond for appropriate licensing period or $10,000 cash in lieu of surety bond
  3. Must submit fingerprints on cards provided by department.
  4. Cannot be a convicted felon in the last ten years.
  5. Must obtain six (6) hours of continuing education each year and submit a copy of your certificate with your applicaton.


Pawnbroker Application Forms and Instructions:
Each applicant must download, complete and submit each of the following forms:

  • Pawnbroker Application Instructions
  • Pawnbroker License Application
  • Pawnbroker Contact List
  • Pawnbroker Surety Bond
  • Pawnbroker Deposit in Lieu of Surety Bond
  • Small Loan License Application

  • Forms to Update Existing Office(s)

  • Pawnbroker Application for Name Change
  • Pawnbroker Application for Relocation of Existing Office

  • For "Fingerprint Cards", or questions please contact Consumer@dbcf.ms.gov or call (800) 844-2499, or (601) 321-6901. The FBI will only accept fingerprint cards that we provide.